BGPD: 2 arrested following overdose death of 14-year-old
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green authorities say two men are facing charges in drug trafficking after the fatal overdose of a teen.
Bowling Green police say on April 8, a 14-year-old boy was taken to a hospital after a suspected fentanyl overdose. Police say the boy later died on April 13 due to medical complications.
According to the Bowling Green Police Department, detectives determined the fentanyl pills in this case originated from two men, identified as Lwin Ko, 25, of Bowling Green and Lar Mu, 20, of Bowling Green.
During the death investigation, authorities stopped Ko on Tuesday and say they found him to be in possession of 15 suspected fentanyl M30 pills, along with drug paraphernalia.
Authorities say the Warren County Sheriff’s Office located Mu at his residence on Wednesday. Mu was found to be in possession of a suspected percocet/fentanyl pill and drug paraphernalia, police say.
Ko faces charges of trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, first-degree promoting contraband, second-degree possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
Mu faces charges of trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, and drug paraphernalia.
Both remain in the Warren County Detention Center.